Dr. Vasily Nemechkin has PhD in Law, Associate Professor of the Department of Legal Studies at Ogarev Mordovia State University. Among his research interests are the rights of national minorities and peoples, the legal status of Finno-Ugric peoples.

Dr. Nemechkin is actively engaged in social work, he is a member of the Finno-Ugric social movement, the executive committee of the interregional public organization of the Mordovian (Moksha, Erzya) people. Ex-President of the International Youth Association of Finno-Ugric Peoples.